GLA cttee report on stadium and media centre FINAL1 – Legacy United One of many (i’m guessing) legacy reports, specifically focusing on the stadium and media centre. Quite interesting! Also has a potentially useful stakeholder diagram on p.65 of the legacy decision making bodies.
Interesting to note that planning applications for Olympic projects are submitted to the Olympic Delivery Authority – PDT, rather than to any particular borough’s planning department. Whilst this is entirely practical given the extent of the Olympic project, it does make you wonder to what extent those boroughs – and by derivation, their residents – are represented in the … Continue reading
The Hackney Podcasts give a wealth of fascinating stories about Hackney Wick, and the London Borough of Hackney in general… Most useful ones are; ‘Night’ / ‘Buses’ / ‘Water’ / ‘Coffeecast’ / ‘Olympic Park Tour’ / ‘Ian Sinclair’ / ‘Beyond the A12…’ / ‘Herbed Beans and Olympic Conspiracies’ Search for Hackney Podcasts in the iTunes store … Continue reading
“Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and mind. Blending sport with culture and education, Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.” – … Continue reading
video showing hackney wick, overlaid with commentary of local resident’s affected by the changes happening in the area because of Olympic development